Month: May 2014

Sigh. I’m in lust -I mean love- with a fictional character

Have you ever fallen in love with a fictional character? Or even worse, lusted after them so much that all else pales in comparison? I’m sure if you have, you’re not alone. At some stage of our reading or film and television experience, I think we all find that special someone who truly appeals to[…]

My writing process (Err, sorry, what’s that?)

I was tagged by fellow author Sarah Granger to participate in this meme about my writing process. Of course my first question to her ‘Oh, is there a writing process?’ Well I never. *grins* Of course for everyone the process is different so I’ll try explain a little about mine in this post. I think Hemingway had[…]

Mental health and the inspiration for my damaged characters

I’m often asked where my inspiration draws from for writing damaged characters like Alex Montgomery in Saving Alexander and Nick Mathers in Worth Keeping. I think the answer is we all draw on our darker experiences when creating these angst driven souls. We reach down deep inside and drag up the darkness from our core.[…]

Virtual Friendships – and how they move on

I want to talk a little bit about virtual friendships and making friends via social networks. Yep, those ones you make on Facebook and other social networking sites. Now some people have questioned the use of the word ‘friend’. They say, ‘How can someone you’ve never met be your ‘friend’, someone you only know over[…]

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